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I Was Married to a Sociopath

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    Married To A Sociopath

    I am now married to a sociopath, I am lied to about everything including the air he breaths...I found out he has 2 children and doesnt even see them..I had no idea!...I have been with him for almost 3 years..at first eveything was great...then i would see a lie or two ignore it...
    deana34 deana34 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    The 10-year Nightmare: Married To A Sociopathic Woman

    I am finally divorcing my wife of nearly 11 years. I started the process last summer and she refuses to agree or settle. For the entire time I was married to her, I tried desperately to make things better and figure out what the problem was in my marriage. The low point, and...
    dukearthur2011 dukearthur2011 36-40 22 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    My Sociopathic Former Husband

    For twenty years I convinced myself that he was just too smart for feelings or emotion. I convinced myself the masquerade that the world saw was real. Everyone thought he was brilliant, funny and charming, so why was he so cold to me? There was only one truth, it must be me. For...
    residueoflife residueoflife 46-50 2 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    I was married to a sociopath in 2010.

    We stayed together for 3 years. It was the most miserable time of my life. I successfully divorced her (yes a female socio) this year. The last time I saw her was at our court date and she did an unbelievable number to my head. After realizing what I was dealing with, I did a...
    drwho4 drwho4 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    Help

    i am mother of 4 wonderful kids although severly messed up as a direct result of their father my soon hopefully to be x husband molesting and raping them for years I never seen this it totally came out over time and i mean in tiny little increments now here is where i am and...
    michellelangmack michellelangmack 31-35 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Do I Know What Happend?

    No. Can I explain it? No. Am I glad that the nightmare is finally over? abso-freaking-lutely! I met my husband, we're separated now, 6 years ago. I was 21, and just out of a terrible relationship with someone that was also probably a sociopath, but that's another story. We dated...
    fallingwthgrace fallingwthgrace 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    Actually I still am married to a sociopath.

    I have prayed and hoped that she would somehow change, but I know that isn't going to happen. I have to save myself. She has been having an on going affair for quite some time. I have digital recording of her talking to one of her girlfriends about, and she of course denies...
    john83815 john83815 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2014

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 17 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    The Federal Agent Sociopath

    I met him when I was 17. We dated for 5 years before we were married. When I think back on it, he lied alot then. He also would be missing and I could not find him some days without explaination. After marriage, we had fun. I found him lying for no reason, but i figured, no harm...
    emerald64 emerald64 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Finally Free!!!!!

    I was married to a sociopath for ten long years! I was only nineteen when I fell in love with my now ex husband. I became pregnant almost right away, too soon for me to realize what  he really was. On top of his personality disorder he also had a drug addiction which his...
    rosalielac rosalielac 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    i have just found out my husband is a sociopath

    i am worried and scarred i always thought he was just a cofused man after his awful childhood but the past year has been so awful lying by saying he has cancer going away to say been admitted cancer ward but not telling me where intercepting my bank accounts and stealing and...
    tenovus tenovus 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2014

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    Confronting His Sociopathy Is The Most Terrifying Thing I've Done

    I was introduced to my ex through a mutual friend who sang his praises about how he was the "smartest guy he knew." They'd attended a top law school together a decade before. Almost immediately after we met he began to woo me. It was all very romantic....dinners, handwritten...
    nylonfemme76 nylonfemme76 31-35 4 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    I just started posting here and I do have to say, the negativity on here in this category is mind blowing. I want to share my experience about how I met my husband. When we met, he...
    Lil5 Lil5 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    My co worker and I have been working together for close to a year and he is married and he asked me out today. He always flirts but never actually came out and said anything. I...
    mnc13085 mnc13085 26-30, F 7 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    We met 15 yrs ago, fell madly in love, right from the gate! He was married, I was in a serious relationship. He left her, I left my bf..life struggles, bad timing, different paths...
    assholemagnet assholemagnet 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    For anyone that doesn't know, and it might be hard to believe, but there is in fact a MRS. EXTANT1. A cute little thing I set my eye on one day in geometry class about 35 years...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses Mar 19

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    I work with him. I'm madly in love with him. He was married last July and came to where I work in September. I worked with him when I first started there 5 years ago but he worked...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F Mar 6

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    I have been dreaming of the day I would be a father. I was married to a person who just used me and left. I gave her everything she ever wanted and all the attention I could...
    ravens92 ravens92 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 13

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    long story but here goes my mum was married to my half brothers dad she had just lost my second brother to S,I,D,S, or cot death my dad was ruggedly handsome it was just 1979 i...
    runemagic runemagic 31-35, F Mar 9

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    we dated for 5 months. Now I never thought in a million years that it would happen to me, I never thought that I would get cheated on. But...it happened and I'm going to tell you...
    sfausett33 sfausett33 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    In roughly 12 hours I'm going to have an abortion that I don't want to have. Next Tuesday I'll be 37 years old, I'm an educated professional and I live in a free country but I love...
    missprissycat missprissycat 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Top ten questions about relationships with psychopaths/narcissists. I took this from the site psychopathfree.com. I found it to be very helpful. 1. Is he / she really a psychopath...
    totallytea totallytea 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's rather irritating when people think "sociopath" is a simile for "murderer". It's perhaps even more irritating that everyone assumes that sociopaths cannot feel. From my...
    AzuraSkies AzuraSkies 16-17 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Reached a whole new height of frustration. It's becoming a pain in the *** to constantly being nice to people. Why? Why do they have to be so full of emotions and cry over petty...
    chedargooda chedargooda 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Eloise-Loving-Sociopath-Catherine-Lockwood-ebook/dp/B00K1T4NE4/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1426671270&sr=1-1&keywords=eloise+loving+a+sociopath...
    LyndseyStrong LyndseyStrong 41-45, F Mar 18

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    Don't be afraid little bird , it will all be over soon... • I feel no guilt I don't care if you cry If your no use to me why do you even try Don't tell me you care cause I know...
    irlSatan irlSatan 16-17, T 3 Responses Mar 4

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    As a genuine sociopath I was seemingly born without the emotional capacity of a normal person. I have a wife and 2 kids and still have never felt what others call love. My wife...
    Xypher Xypher 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    It all fells like game that i normally love playing, but lately i bored. I have felt for some time as though I am a sociopath, if I was insured I would certainly get examined by a...
    selfinvolved selfinvolved 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    So... Some lessons are learned the hard way. Don't ever back a sociopathic narcissist into a corner. Ever. My attorney did this and I got to see the mask slip. It's beyond...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 14 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Vulcans are Sociopaths. They view life with logical reasoning and express no emotion except during Pon Farr (The need to **** or kill).
    psychicseeker psychicseeker 36-40 2 Responses Feb 27

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    am I proud? I actually am because I'd rather be a cold, lying, S.O.B, with God complex, with very few emotions. 96% of you will think it's weird, but the 4% of sociopaths and the 1...
    DarcytheProxy DarcytheProxy 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 3

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    I have interest in dating a psychopath/sociopath. Could any of you fine gentleman offer any advice I might find useful?
    Liliumx Liliumx 22-25, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Has anyone ever thought that sociopathy is or is part of the next step in humanity's evolution? our ability to survive and cope, living mostly without fear of loss, and all while...
    KennethWolf KennethWolf 18-21, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    Sick of it really. I'm never leaving the house again. Sociopaths stay away from me!
    RoseC67 RoseC67 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Using early childhood trauma as an explanation for an ego-complex and a deviant sexuality. I have memory of sexual thoughts from a very young age, years before it was mentioned by...
    Ulsberg Ulsberg 31-35 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I always remember moments in my past that remind me of the person I am. I remember my mom took me to "bring your kid to work day" at her job. I was in the 3rd grade. I remember not...
    dp44 dp44 18-21, M Feb 27

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    I hate living like this. So my mom has cancer and she's not dead yet. I am getting very impatient and frustrated. I find myself getting angry every damn time I look at her. Just...
    Justme2387 Justme2387 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Ever since I can remember, I have always known that I wasn’t like others. I could never understand what it felt like to genuinely smile or cry like other children, what it was...
    Craem Craem 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    This is cross-posted from my blog, which chronicles the latest chapter of my life as a submissive paramour. Emotional Sadist He was the perfect man for the job, as a self...
    LaParamour LaParamour 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm going to be completely honest with this. I don't understand why people get so shocked and scared when they hear about a murder. I'm not doing this for attention, this isn't a...
    TheLullaby TheLullaby 13-15 2 Responses Feb 28

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    I have no empathy whatsoever for other human beings. I can honestly say that 99% of people I know could fall dead next to me and I would step over their bodies without a second...
    D3adpan D3adpan 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I always hated being touched, being touched is an obvious uncomfortable feeling to me and I seek to actually avoid that sort of interaction daily. Simple things like handshakes I...
    dp44 dp44 18-21, M 4 days ago